Earthdance is an artist-run workshop, residency, and retreat center located in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts.  We provide a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with a focus on sustainable living, social justice, and community.  Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming and maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups in the Pioneer Valley for three decades.

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Support our continued momentum toward an even stronger future. Your gift supports strong community connections, better staff wages, the launch of the Earthdance Institute, local & regional creative partnerships, and renovated facilities. Help us raise $62,000 by December 31st! Donate Today >>

Early Bird Ends December 6th!

This Authentic Movement and Action Theater weekend workshop offers clear invitations to wake up the senses and expose interior landscapes of a moving body. Learn More & Register >>

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Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

January 17, 2020 - 5:00pm to January 20, 2020 - 3:00pm
Authentic Movement and Action Theater invite movement as sensate experience. The body creates a doorway to feeling, expanded perception, play, and awareness. We witness/express the phenomenon of mercurial energetic currents from an embodied humanity, getting closer to wonder, compassion, and...
February 14, 2020 - 5:00pm to February 16, 2020 - 3:00pm
The voice is an instrument that radiates from the soul, resonates in the body, and is pure breath and touch. Harnessing the energy of the voice is a strength that is felt deep within ourselves and heard loudly outside of ourselves. Resonance is the act of reciprocating sound and creating vibration...
February 14, 2020 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
You're invited to a February 14th Earthdance Evening for the Senses, featuring an Ambrosial Dinner to awaken the senses with something salty, something sweet, something sour, something spicy; followed by an immersive Voice Bath led by Odeya Nini, to find resonance ...

Upcoming Contact Improvisation Jams

December 15, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Experience music & movement unfolding together in improvisation. Each month a new musician fills the space as we dance in playful exploration. All dance levels & styles are welcome. This Music & Movement Jam is preceded by a *Solstice* Community SING! and potluck dinner.
December 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to January 1, 2020 - 3:00pm
Earthdance’s annual Winter Jam centers around the theme of darkness and light. One of Earthdance's biggest events of the year, the Winter Jam averages 180–200 people and fills every nook and cranny of Earthdance’s rooms and studios, bringing an intimacy and warmth to the sharing of Contact...
January 12, 2020 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Working with what we have when we have "nothing." Austerity, crisis and shock can be great teachers in life. What do we have when we have "nothing"? We have our body, our energy, our ideas, perception, perspective, and identity. We also have each other. The uniqueness of each participant will...